The Astros fallout news overshadowed another baseball scandal finally brought to light; baseball’s moral dualism continues; Alex Cora is in troubleeeeee
When and how do you say goodbye to baseball?; Tetsuya Naito is a champion Japanese wrestler who loves his baseball analogies; how to be a Tigers fan without never going near Michigan
Bill Buckner and forgiveness; it’s a long season, and so is recovery; they flatten the building where you watched baseball; insisting to your casual baseball fan friend Tauchman isn’t this good; Gleyber Torres: average Gen Zer; some players don’t have to be told by Ken Griffey Jr. to keep fighting
Carol Danvers played baseball, and she always got back up; non-astronaut throws baseball; sorry prospects, it’s prospecting night at the ballpark; creating the best Topps baseball card pack ever; the sad case of Charlie Hollocher; RIP Brody Stevens
Most teams’ logos and uniforms share a common goal – the Yankees are not most teams; Joe Manganiello and Sofía Vergara starred in a 2019 movie celebrating the beauty of minor league baseball; Rob Manfred will bring families together during the holidays
It would be sad if Mookie Betts was traded, and pretty insulting if he isn’t able to be; the MLB Draft is moving to Omaha and now we might actually watch it!; the bone-chilling tale of leaving a baseball game too early. *Twice*.
Addison Russell’s non-tender lifts a weight off a chest; the story of Jacob “John” Atz, who needed to sue a league to keep his dream of going back to the majors alive; the Mets have won more recently than the Giants — the football Giants
There’s a real place called Peace River, and you better believe it was the home to multiple beautiful baseball fields; a player in 1906 suggested batters should get to choose between running to first or third base; a writer in 2019 suggests fixing the tainted 2017 World Series with hook-a-duck or welly wanging.
At least more people now know Yu Darvish is really good on Twitter; the story of a baseball field in Arrey, New Mexico; finding hope in the potentially doomed minor league teams from the Cuban Giants and New York Gothams, who proved you don’t need major league affiliations to survive
What players and fans owe each other; the Padres are finally rectifying Steve Garvey’s wrong; remakes are bad but the “A League of Their Own” one has to, better be, good
Kurt Suzuki put in the work to succeed on the field, but not off it; the state of sports teams visiting the White House today (bad!); a good list of more productive things to do than tweet about the Nationals’ visit yesterday
Presidents have been booed at the World Series before; respect for Nationals Beer Guy; anybody watching these games?
The Astros are going to sweep the Nationals, according to an overlooked factor; baseball lost something with CC Sabathia’s retirement; Correa and Altuve’s walk-off celebrations were different, but equally great
Sanchez on Sánchez; fall is the true legend of the fall; why did the polar bear use a 50 oz. bat? Enough to break the ice, hi, I’m Short Relief…
The Uber heckle is still a weird one; an Atlanta fan feels as doomed and defiant as Budd; everyone should wear fun socks